My Christmas Cake

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 30
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 189.4
  • Total Fat: 3.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 23.1 mg
  • Sodium: 38.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 36.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 2.1 g

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Moist and very rich, you only need a small piece. Moist and very rich, you only need a small piece.
Number of Servings: 30


    125gms butter
    1 cup liquid (1/2 cold water, 1/2 sherry, whiskey or rum)
    1 tsp baking soda
    1 tsp baking powder
    3/4 cup sugar
    1/2 tsp mixed spice
    1/2 tsp cinnamon
    1kg mixed dried fruit including glace cherries and peel
    2 TBLSP treacle or golden syrup
    1 tsp each of vanilla extract, rum, lemon and almond essences
    2 cups flour
    2 cups flour


Preheat your oven to 300 F
Boil together the fruit, sugar, liquid, spices, treacle and butter for 3 minutes. Remove from the heat.
Add the tsp baking soda, the mixture will foam up, stir well, set aside to cool.
Sift together the flour and baking powder.
beat the eggs and essences and add to the cooled fruit mixture.
Fold in the dry ingredients.
Spoon into a lined and greased 8 inch round or square cake tin.
Bake 2 1/2 - 3 hours at 275 - 300 F ( 135 - 150 C)
Cake is done when a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
Cut into 30 pieces.

Number of Servings: 30

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MILLY61.

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